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Record Unit 278,  National Museum of History and Technology, Office of the Director,  Annual Reports, 1956-1978

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of History and Technology, Office of the Director
Title: Annual Reports
Dates: 1956-1978
Quantity: 0.8 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 278
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These annual reports were prepared by curators and administrators from the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) as well as from two previous museum administrative entities, the United States National Museum and the Museum of History and Technology, that had responsibility for objects subsequently housed in NMHT. The reports were then submitted in a condensed form for publication in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution and, since fiscal year 1965, in the Smithsonian Year.

Included in these annual summaries are a general discussion prepared by the Office of the Director, NMHT, and curatorial divisions and departments of the year's major events including exhibits, special museum activities, photographs of events and museum objects, bibliographies of curators, and accession data.

Descriptive Entry

These annual reports were prepared by curators and administrators from the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) as well as from two previous museum administrative entities, the United States National Museum and the Museum of History and Technology, that had responsibility for objects currently housed in NMHT. The reports were then submitted in a condensed form for publication in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution and, since fiscal year 1965, in the Smithsonian Year. Included in these annual summaries are a general discussion prepared by the Office of the Director, NMHT, and curatorial divisions and departments of the year's major events including exhibits, special museum activities, photographs of events and museum objects, bibliographies of curators, and accession data.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 278, National Museum of History and Technology, Office of the Director, Annual Reports

Container List

Box 1

Folders 1-6 Annual Report, United States National Museum (USNM), 1956-1960

Box 1 of 6

Folders 7-9 Annual Reports, 1961-1962

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Folders 1-2 Annual Reports, 1963

Box 2 of 6

Folder 3 Natural History Museum (for USNM Annual Report), 1963

Box 2 of 6

Folder 4 Secretary's Report (Annuals), 1963-1965

Box 2 of 6

Folder 5 Annual Report - General, 1963-1967

Box 2 of 6

Folders 6-7 USNM Annual Report, 1964

Box 2 of 6

Folder 8 SI Year, 1965

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Folders 1-5 SI Year, 1966-1969

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Folders 1-6 SI Year, 1970-1974

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Folders 1-4 SI Year, 1975-1976

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Folders 1-4 SI Year, 1977-1978

Box 6 of 6